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There are an estimated 5 million atrial fibrillation (AF) patients in the United States.1 With that number expected to double in the next 15 years,2 hospitals and EP labs are tasked with finding ways to increase lab capacity, retain staff, and treat more patients.

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A Study in EP Lab Efficiency

Watch the video to see how one center maximizes efficiency by prioritizing people. Click below to read their story.

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Unlocking EP Lab Capacity

Read how the University Clinical Center Rijeka in Croatia increased their EP lab capacity with the cryoballoon.

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Meeting the Growing Demand For AF Ablation

Learn how St. Josefs-Hospital in Wiesbaden, Germany increased EP lab capacity to six cryoballoon procedures per day.

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Engaged Team = Efficient Lab

Staff satisfaction and engagement are key factors in efficiency. In an independent U.S. survey, 71% of lab staff preferred supporting cryo cases over contact-force RF.3

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1

Chugh SS, Havmoeller R, Narayanan K, et al. Worldwide epidemiology of atrial fibrillation: a Global Burden of Disease 2010 Study. Circulation. February 25, 2014;129(8):837-847.

2

Naccarelli GV, Varker H, Lin J, Schulman KL. Increasing prevalence of atrial fibrillation and flutter in the United States. Am J Cardiol. December 1, 2009;104(11):1534-1539.

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